DALLAS - June 20, 2013 // PRNewswire // - Star Wellness® is expanding into the Texas Panhandle. The Dallas/Fort Worth-based franchisor and provider of state-of-the-art healthcare screening services today announced a franchise agreement with Amarillo businesswoman Jill Mathews to cover Amarillo and surrounding areas.
Mathews, a registered nurse with a bachelor's and master's degree in nursing science and an independent employee benefit consultant for almost 30 years, is perfectly positioned to introduce Star Wellness' services to Panhandle businesses.
"I look forward to helping employers find solutions that will help them save premium dollars while helping their employees improve their health," said Mathews, who expects to begin offering wellness testing by September. "With the Affordable Care Act's new wellness incentives, employers are eager to be more involved with their employee's health, and demand is growing for the services provided by Star Wellness."
With more than 200 clients in over 20 states, Star Wellness is a pioneer and recognized leader in onsite medical screening and laboratory services that help corporations, local governments and school districts implement wellness programs to control or reduce healthcare-related expenses.
This is the second franchise agreement for Star Wellness, which also has an office in Houston. The company has launched an aggressive franchise expansion initiative targeting major markets throughout Texas and the southwest United States for growth.
Star Wellness founder and CEO Johnette van Eeden said that Mathews represents the type of business professional needed to be successful.
"With experience both in healthcare and employee benefits, Jill has the perfect combination of experience to open a Star Wellness franchise," van Eeden said. "We expect her to quickly become a preferred resource for many leading employers throughout the Panhandle."
Founded in 2003, Star Wellness is a pioneer and recognized leader in onsite medical screening and laboratory services that help corporations, local governments and school districts implement wellness programs to control or reduce healthcare-related expenses.
By focusing on early detection and prevention through affordable onsite testing, Star Wellness clients are able to encourage and improve employee participation in personal health management programs that lead to lifestyle change, tangibly reduce costs, and help protect corporate health benefits.
A proven business model that is built on reasonable profit objectives, low overhead, and rigorous operating cost controls allows Star Wellness to offer state-of-the-art screenings for a fraction of other providers' costs.
More information about Star Wellness and its franchise opportunities can be found at StarWellnessUSA.com or by calling 800-685-5572.
SOURCE Star Wellness